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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology




Allen, T.W., Bradley, C.A., Sisson, A.J., Byamukama, E., Chilvers, M.I., Coker, C.M., Collins, A.A., Damicone, J.P., Dorrance, A.E., Dufault, N.S., Esker, P.D., Fraske, T.R., Giesler, L.J., Grybauskas, A.P., Hershman, D.E., Hollier, C.A., Isakeit, T., Jardine, D.J., Kelly, H.M., Kemerait, R.C., Kleczewski, N.M., Koenning, S.R., Kurle, J.E., Malvick, D.K., Markell, S.G., Mehl, H.L., Mueller, D.S., Mueller, J.D., Mulrooney, R.P., Nelson, B.D., Newman, M.A., Osborne, L., Overstreet, C., Padgett, G.B., Phipps, P.M., Price, P.P., Sikora, E.J., Smith, D.L., Spurlock, T.N., Tande, C.A., Tenuta, A.U., Wise, K.A., and Wrather, J.A. 2017. Soybean yield loss estimates due to diseases in the United States and Ontario, Canada, from 2010 to 2014. Plant Health Progress 18:19-27.

Ankrom KE; Lopez-Nicora H; Niblack TL, Lindsey L.  2017. First Report of a Pin Nematode (Paratylenchus neoamblycephalus) From Soybean in Ohio. Plant Disease 101(7): 1330-1331.

Benítez MS, S.Osborne, Lehman RM. 2017. Previous crop and rotation history effects on corn health and associated microbiome. Scientific Reports 7, 15709.

Casas M, Vaughan M, Bonello P, McSpadden-Gardener B, Grotewold E, Alonso AP.  2017. Identification of biochemical features of defective Coffea arabica L. beans. Food Research International 95: 59-67.

Chen Z, Cheng Q, Hu C, Guo X, Chen Z, Lin Y, Hu T, Bellizzi M, Lu G, Wang GL, Wang Z, Chen S, Wang F. 2017, A Chemical-Induced, Seed-Soaking Activation Procedure for Regulated Gene Expression in Rice. Front Plant Sci. 8:1447. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01447

Cheng, P., Gedling, C.R., Patil, G., Vuong, T.D., Shannon, J.G., Dorrance, A.E., and Nguyen, H. 2017. Genetic mapping and haplotype analysis of a locus for quantitative resistance to Fusarium graminearum in soybean accession PI 567516C. Theor Appl Genet. 130:999-1010

Cieniewicz, E. J., Pethybridge, S. J., Gorny, A., Madden, L. V., McLane H., Perry, K. L., and Fuchs, M. 2017. Spatiotemporal spread of grapevine red blotch-associated virus in a California vineyard. Virus Research 241: 156-162. 

Conrad AO, McPherson BA, Wood DL, Madden LV, Bonello P. 2017.  Constitutive phenolic biomarkers identify naïve Quercus agrifolia resistant to Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of sudden oak death.  Tree Physiology – DOI: 10.1093/treephys/tpx116.

Cordova, L. G., Madden, L. V., Amiri, A., Schnabel, G., and Peres, N. A. 2017. Meta-analysis of a web-based disease forecast system for control of anthracnose and Botrytis fruit rots of strawberry in southeastern United States. Plant Disease 101: 1910-1917.

Du, H., Zhang, X., Zhang, F., Miller, S. A., Rajashekara, G., Xu, X. and Geng, S. 2017. Evaluation of Ralstonia solanacearum infection dynamics in resistant and susceptible pepper lines using bioluminescence imaging.  Plant Disease 101:272-278.

Huzar-Novakowiski, J, Paul, PA, and Dorrance, AE. 2017. Host resistance and chemical control for management of Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean in Ohio. Phytopathology 107: 937-949.

Ilic, S., LeJeune, J.T., Lewis Ivey, M.L. and Miller, S.A.  2017. Delphi expert elicitation to prioritize food safety management practices in greenhouse production of tomatoes in the United States.  Food Control 78:108-115.

Inoue, Y., Vy, T.T.P., Yoshida, K., Asano, H., Mitsuoka, C., Asuke, S., Anh, V.L., Cumangun, C., Chuma, I., Terauchi, R., Kato, K., Mitchell, T., Valent, B., Farman, M., and Y. Tosa.  2017.  Evolution of the wheat blast fungus through functional losses in a host specificity determinant.  Science, Vol. 357: 80-83.

Jeger, M. J., Stevenson, K. L., and Madden, L. V. 2017. Plant disease epidemiology. Oxford Bibliographies. (DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199830060-0166).

Jones MW, Penning BW, Jamann TM, Glaubitz JC, Romay C, Buckler ES, Redinbaugh M.  2017. Diverse chromosomal locations of quantitative trait loci for tolerance to maize chlorotic mottle virus in five maize populations. Phytopathology. 2017 Dec 29. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-09-17-0321-R.

Guo, J., Han, J., Lin, J., Finer, J., Dorrance, A., and Qu, F. (2017). Functionally interchangeable cis-acting RNA elements in both genome segments of a picorna-like plant virus. Sci. Rep. 7: 1017. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-01243-z

Klutsch, JG, Najar A, Sherwood P, Bonello P, Erbilgin N.  2017. A native parasitic plant mediates jack pine chemical defenses against Grosmannia clavigera, a fungal symbiont of mountain pine beetle.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 43: 506-518.

Hilker F.M.; Allen L.J.S.; Bokil V.A.; Briggs C.J.; Feng Z.; Garrett K.A.; Gross L.J.; Hamelin F.M.; Jeger M.J.; Manore C.A.; Power A.G.; Redinbaugh M.G.; Rua M.A.; Cunniffe N.J.  2017.  Modeling virus coinfection to inform management of maize lethal necrosis in Kenya. Phytopathology, v107 n10 (2017 10 01): 1095-1108.

Hodge B, Paul PA, Stewart LR.  Agropyron mosaic virus detected in Ohio wheat (Triticum aestivum). Plant Disease Note (2018) 102(2):463.

Hodge, B, Paul, PA, Stewart, LR.  First report of Cocksfoot mottle virus infecting wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Ohio. Plant Disease Note (2018) 102(2):464.

Jones MW, Penning BW, Jamann TM, Glaubitz JC, Romay C, Buckler ES, Redinbaugh M. 2017. Diverse chromosomal locations of quantitative trait loci for tolerance to maize chlorotic mottle virus in five maize populations. Phytopathology. 2017 Dec 29. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-09-17-0321-R.

La Mantia JM; Mian MAR; Redinbaugh MG. 2017. Identification of Soybean Host Plant Resistance to Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs in Maturity Group III Plant Introductions.  Journal of Economic Entomology, v111 n1 (20180209): 428-434

Lee, S, Jun, TH, McHale, LK, Michel, AP, Dorrance, AE, Song, QJ, and Mian, MAR. 2017. Registration of Wyandot x PI 567301B soybean recombinant inbred line population. J. of Plant Registrations 11:324-327.

Leng P; Ji Q; Asp T;  Frei UK; Ingvardsen CR; Xing Y; Studer B; Redinbaugh M; Jones M; Gajjar P; Liu S; Li F; Pan G; Xu M; Lübberstedt T. 2017. Auxin Binding Protein 1 Reinforces Resistance to Sugarcane Mosaic Virus in Maize. Molecular Plant, v10 n10 (2017-10-09): 1357-1360

Li Z, Ding B, Zhou X, Wang GL. 2017. The Rice Dynamin-Related Protein OsDRP1E Negatively Regulates Programmed Cell Death by Controlling the Release of Cytochrome c from Mitochondria. PLoS Pathog. 12;13(1):e1006157

Lin, S, Martin, D, Taylor, NJ, Gabriel, C, Peduto Hand, F.  2017. Occurrence of Phytophthora chrysanthemi causing root and stem rot of garden mums in the United States. PLANT DISEASE, 101(6):1060.

Liu Q, Ning Y, Zhang Y, Yu N, Zhao C, Zhan X, Wu W, Chen D, Wei X, Wang GL, Cheng S, Cao L. 2017. OsCUL3a Negatively Regulates Cell Death and Immunity by Degrading OsNPR1 in Rice. Plant Cell. 29(2):345-359. doi: 10.1105/tpc.16.00650.

Mason CJ, Villari C, Keefover-Ring K, Jagemann S, Zhu J, Bonello P, Raffa KF.  2017. Spatial and temporal components of induced plant responses relate to herbivore life history and impact on host. Functional Ecology - DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12911.

Mgonja, E., Park, C., Kang, H., Elias, G., Opiyo, S., Bellizzi, M., Mutiga, S., Rotich, F., Devi Ganeshan, V., Mabagala, R., Sneller, C., Correll, J., Zhou, B., Talbot, N., Mitchell, T., and G.L. Wang.  2017.  Genotyping-by-sequencing-based genetic analysis of African Rice cultivars and association mapping of blast resistance genes against Magnaporthe oryzae populations in Aftica. Genetics and Resistance, Vol. 107: 1039-1046.

Mila, A. L., and Madden, L. V. 2017. Introduction to Bayesian analysis of Phytopathological data using SAS. Plant Health Instructor.  (DOI: 10.1094/PHI-A-2017-0603-01).

Mutiga S.K., Rotich F., Devi Ganeshan V., Harvey J., Wang G.-L., Zhou B., Mitchell T., Correll J. C. , and N. Talbot. 2017. Assessment of virulence spectrum and its association with genetic diversity in Magnaporthe oryzae populations from sub-Saharan Africa. Phytopathology, Vol. 107: 852-863.

Neufeld, K., Keinath, A., Guigno, B.K., Dutta, B., Langston, D., McGrath, M., Sikora, E., Sims, A., Keever, Z., Miller, S.A., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Ojiiamba, P.  2017.  Predicting the risk of cucurbit downy mildew in the eastern United States using an integrated aerobiological model.  Int. J. Biometeor.  pp. 1-14

Ning Y, Liu W, Wang GL. 2017. Balancing Immunity and Yield in Crop Plants. Trends Plant Sci. 22(12):1069-1079. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.09.010.

Ojiambo, P.S., Yuen, J., van den Bosch, F., and Madden, L.V. 2017. Epidemiology: Past, present, and future impacts on understanding disease dynamics and improving plant disease management—a summary of Focus Issues articles. Phytopathology 107: 1092-1094.

Qiao Z, Brechenmacher L, Smith B, Strout GW, Mangin W, Taylor CG, Russel SD, Stacey G, Libault M.  2017.  GmFWL1, a regulator of Glycine max nodulation, encodes a plasma membrane microdomain-associated protein.  Plant, Cell & Environment. 40:1442-1455.

Sikirou R, Beed F, Ezin V, Hoteigni J and Miller, SA. 2017. Distribution, pathological and biochemical characterization of Ralstonia solanacearum in Benin.  Annals of Agricultural Science 62:83-88.

Raffa KF, Bonello P, Cook S, Erbilgin N, Keefover-Ring K, Klutsch J, Mason CJ, Villari C, Townsend PA.  2017. Defense syndromes in lodgepole – whitebark pine ecosystems relate to degree of historical exposure to mountain pine beetles. Plant, Cell & Environment - DOI: 10.1111/pce.12985.

Reynolds, H., Slot, J. C., Divon, H. H., Lysøe, E., Proctor, R. H., & Brown, D. W. 2017. Differential retention of gene functions in a secondary metabolite cluster. Mol Biol Evol , 34(8), 2002-2015.

Rios, JA; Rios, VS; Paul, PA; Souza, MA; Neto, LBMC; Rodrigues, FA. 2017. Effects of blast on components of wheat physiology and grain yield as influenced by fungicide treatment and host resistance. Plant Pathology 66:877-889.

Salgado, JD, Lindsey, L. and Paul, PA.  2017. Effects of Row Spacing and Nitrogen Rate on Wheat Grain Yield and Profitability as Influenced by Diseases. Plant Disease 101:1998-2011.

Savary S, Djurle A, Yuen J, Ficke A, Rossi V, Esker PD, Fernandes JMC, Del Ponte EM, Kumar J, Madden LV, Paul P, McRoberts N, Singh PK, Huber L, Pope de Vallavielle C, Saint-Jean S, and Willocquet L.  2017. A white paper on global wheat health based on scenario development and analysis. Phytopathology 107:1109-1122.

Selisana, S., Yanoria, M., Quime, B., Chaipanya, C., Lu, G., Opulencia, R., Wang, G., Mitchell, T., Correll, J., Talbot, N., Leung, H., and B. Zhou.  2017. Avirulence (AVR) gene based diagnosis compliments existing pathogen surveillance tools for effective deployment of resistance (R) genes against rice blast disease. Phytopathology, Vol. 107: 711-720.

Showalter DN, Villari C, Herms DA, Bonello P.  2017.  Drought stress increased survival and development of emerald ash borer larvae on coevolved Manchurian ash and implicates phloem-based traits in resistance.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology – DOI: 10.1111/afe.12240.

Sipos, G., Prasanna, A. N., Walter, M. C., O’Connor, Eoin, B., Balázs, K., Krisztina, Kiss, B.,Hess, J.,Varga, T., Slot, J., Riley, R., Bóka, B., Rigling, D., Barry, K., Lee, J., Mihaltcheva, S., LaButti, K., Lipzen, A., Waldron, R., Moloney, N. M., Sperisen, C., Kredics, L., Vágvölgyi, C. ,Patrignani, A., Fitzpatrick, D., Nagy, I., Doyle, S., Anderson, J. B., Grigoriev, I. V., Güldener, U., Münsterkötter, M., Nagy, L. G. (2017). Genome expansion and lineage-specific genetic innovations in the forest pathogenic fungi Armillaria. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(12), 1931.Nagy, L. G., Tóth, R., Kiss, E., Slot, J., Gácser, A., & Kovács, G. M. 2017. Six Key Traits of Fungi: Their Evolutionary Origins and Genetic Bases.  Microbiology Spectrum, 5(4).

Stewart, L.R., Jarugula, S., Zhao, Y., Qu, F., Marty, D.M. (2017). Identification of a maize chlorotic dwarf virus silencing suppressor protein. Virology 504, 88-95.

Stewart LR, Willie K, Wijeratne S, Redinbaugh MG, Massawe D, Niblett CL, Kiggundu A, Asiimwe &.  2017. Johsongrass mosaic virus contributes to Maize lethal necrosis in East Africa. Plant Disease 1010(8):1455-1462.

Sunkel, B; Wu, DY; Chen, Z; Wang, CM; Liu, XT; Ye, ZQ; Horning, AM; Liu, J; Mahalingam, D; Lopez-Nicora, H; Lin, CL; Goodfellow, PJ; Clinton, SK; Jin, VX; Chen, CL; Huang, THM; Wang, QB.  2017 Integrative analysis identifies targetable CREB1/FoxA1 transcriptional co-regulation as a predictor of prostate cancer recurrence. Nucleic Acids Research 45(11): 6993-6993.

Tang M, Ning Y, Shu X, Dong B, Zhang H, Wu D, Wang H, Wang GL, Zhou B. 2017. The Nup98 Homolog APIP12 Targeted by the Effector AvrPiz-t is Involved in Rice Basal Resistance Against Magnaporthe oryzae. Rice, 10(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s12284-017-0144-7.

Timilsina, S., Adkison, H., Testen, A. L., Newberry, E. A., Miller, S. A., Paret, M. L., Minsavage, G. V., Goss, E. M., Jones, J. B. and Vallad, G. E. 2017. A novel phylogroup of Pseudomonas cichorii identified following an unusual disease outbreak on tomato.  Phytopathology 107:1298-1304.

Villari, C., Mahaffee, W., Mitchell, T., Pedley, K., and F. Hand. Early detection of airborne inoculum of Magnaporthe oryzae in turf grass fields using a quantitative LAMP assay.  2017.  Plant Disease, Vol. 101: 170-177.

Vrisman, C. M., Testen, A. L., Elahi, F. and Miller, S. A. 2017. First report of tomato brown root rot complex caused by Colletotrichum coccodes and Pyrenochaeta lycopersici in Ohio. Plant Disease 101:247.

Walsh E, Elmore JM, Taylor CG.  2017. Root-knot nematode parasitism suppresses host RNA silencing. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions.  30: 295-300.

Wang GL, Valent B. 2017. Durable resistance to rice blast. Science. 3;355(6328):906-907. doi: 10.1126/science.aam9517.

Wang J, Wang S, Hu K, Yang J, Xin X, Zhou W, Fan J, Cui F, Mou B, Zhang S, Wang GL, Sun W. 2017. The kinase OsCPK4 regulates a buffering mechanism that fine-tunes innate immunity. Plant Physiol. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.01024.

Wang M, Rui L, Yan H, Shi H, Zhao W, Lin JE, Zhang K, Blakeslee JJ, Mackey D, Tang D, Wei Z, Wang GL. 2017. The major leaf ferredoxin Fd2 regulates plant innate immunity in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Pathol. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12621.

Wei J-Z, Siehl DL, Oral J, Taylor CG, Wu G.  2017. An enterotoxin-like binary protein from Pseudomonas protegens with potent nematicidal activity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83:e00942-17.

Yao, X., Han, J., Domier, L., Qu, F., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2017. First report of Grapevine red blotch virus in Ohio vineyards. Plant Disease

Yao, X., Han, J., Domier, L., Qu, F., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2017. First report of tomato ringspot virus in an Ohio vineyard. Plant Disease

Zhang, X.-F., Sun, R., Guo, Q., Zhang, S., Meulia, T., Halfmann, R., Li, D., Qu, F. (2017). A self-perpetuating repressive state of a viral replication protein blocks superinfection by the same virus. PLoS Pathog. 13: e1006253.

Zhong X, Yang J, Shi Y, Wang X, Wang GL*. 2017. The DnaJ protein OsDjA6 negatively regulates rice innate immunity to the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Pathol. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12546.

Zhouhang Gu, Tingli Liu3, Bo Ding, Fangfang Li, Qian Wang, Shasha Qian, Fei Ye, Tianzi Chen, Yuwen Yang, Jinyan Wang, Guo-Liang Wang, Baolong Zhang and Xueping Zhou. 2017. Two Lysin-Motif Receptor Kinases, Gh-LYK1 and Gh-LYK2, Contribute to Resistance against Verticillium wilt in Upland Cotton. Front. Plant Sci.,